Page 8, 20th March 1936

20th March 1936
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Peace Demonstration In Manchester

Three Meetings Crowded Out The Voice Of Ordinary People A remarkable peace demonstration was held in Manchester on Sunday. Brigadier-General F. P. Crozier presided and the......

Strikers Lose £60,000

4111 Unofficial Stoppage at " Model Factory" After an unofficial strike, involving a £60,000 wage loss to the strikers, extending over three weeks, 9,100 employees of Messrs.......

Labour Loses A Landmark

Famous Meeting-Place to be Pulled Down A landmark in the history of Manchester's Labour movement is to be taken apart to-morrow (Saturday). The Clarion Cafe in Market Street,......

Dangerous Work On Railways

USELESS WARNING SYSTEM Morbid Publicity Criticised Two severe criticisms were made recently by the coroner during an inquest at Preston (Lancs.) following the violent death on......

Edinburgh Hooligans Repudiated

The Lothians and Borders presbytery of the United Free Church of Scotland has passed the following resolution: Inasmuch as the United Free Church of Scotland stands for......

Flats With Bomb-proof Shelters

Sheffield Sets New Fashion The first flats in England with bombproof shelters arc to be erected hi' Bradfield Road, Sheffield, by a private firm of contractors, who believe......

A " Crack " Weaver Of Tartans

William Meikle, from Kilbarchan, West Renfrew, knows every Scottish tartan "by heart - -and can weave any one of them blindfolded. He is one of the Highland weavers from the......

The Boom In Spinning

SCARCITY OF WORKERS 10s. Fee Offered for Recruiting Shortage of juvenile labour is causing copcern among Lancashire cotton employers. The fancy weaving section of the industry......

Visiting Clergy And Disease Isolation Hospital Ban

The war between Leigh Joint Hospital Board (Lancashire) and the local clergy, reported recently in the Catholic Herald, has not yet been won by either side. Leigh Joint Hospital......

Some Queer Taxes Why Not Revive Them?

By J. T. F. WILLIAMS Budget day is drawing 'near, and many will be wondering whether the Chancellor of the Exchequer has any new taxes to spring upon us. For many years now the......

Mere Money

DISTRIBUTION OVER TWENTY-FIVE YEARS Bulk of Population Paupers Some information about the other, half of the world, of which, according to the proverb, we know so very little,......

Gretna Green In Yorkshire

A rival has risen to dispute with Gretna its claim to all the glamour of runaway marriages. The rival is a perfectly serious one, but has long since ceased from active......